Historical Events In 1920
Saturday, 13 August 2022
Oct 29 Ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees on this day in history.
Oct 29 Johann Ernst Perabo, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Oct 30 The Communist Party of Australia is founded in Sydney on this day in history.
Oct 31 On this day in history dick Francis, Wales, jockey/detective writer (Whip Hand, High Stakes)
Oct 31 On this day in history romania annexes Bessarabia
Nov 01 Eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Nov 01 James J Kilpatrick, Okla City Okla, columnist (60 Minutes) in the year 1920.
Nov 02 Andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburgs coal basin), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1920 fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, composer
Nov 02 On this day in history kDKA (Pittsburgh) goes on air as 1st commercial radio station
Nov 02 On this day in history warren G Harding elected President
Nov 03 "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater on this day in history.
Nov 04 Georges Papy, Belgian mathematician (Numbers Game) in the year 1920.
Nov 05 On this day in history douglass North, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate
Nov 06 John Smith, CEO (Liverpool FC) on this day in history.
Nov 08 Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83 on this day in history.
Nov 08 Actress Edna Lewis Thomas debuts at Putnam Theatre Brooklyn on this day in history.
Nov 10 George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House," premieres in NYC in the year 1920.
Nov 10 Tod Andrews, NYC, actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage) on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1920 roy Jenkins, British MP (Labour)
Nov 12 Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis elected 1st baseball commissioner in the year 1920.
Nov 12 In the year 1920 richard Quine, Detroit MI, actor/director (Clay Pigeon)
Nov 13 Hudson River frozen at Albany in the year 1920.
Nov 14 American Pro Football League's Chic Tiger Joe Guyon punts 95 yards in the year 1920.
Nov 14 Johnny Desmond, Detroit Mich, singer (Your Hit Parade) in the year 1920.
Nov 15 Ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen," premieres in Neurenberg in the year 1920.
Nov 15 On this day in history free City of Danzig established under League of Nations protection
Nov 15 In the year 1920 league of Nations holds first meeting, in Geneva
Nov 16 In the year 1920 australia's Qantas airways founded in Winton, Queensland as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited
Nov 16 In the year 1920 betty Hicks, LPGA golfer
Nov 16 Postage meter first used in US in lieu of postage stamps in the year 1920.
Nov 18 On this day in history alfred William Bedford, test pilot
Nov 18 In the year 1920 apollo Theater (Academy, Bryant) opens at 221 W 42nd St NYC
Nov 19 Ursula Heathcote Nicholls, campaigner in the year 1920.